Caramel Apple Cupcakes

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Connee Conehead

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@conneeconehead

I had this recipe published in a church cookbook in 1999. I thought the recipe was lost but recently found the cookbook. Cake package directions state a yield of 24 cupcakes but the most I could ever get is 18.

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★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
18
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • CUPCAKES:

  • 1 pkg
    yellow cake mix
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 c
    chunky style applesauce
  • 3 large
    eggs
  • TOPPING:

  • 3/4 c
    creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 c
    caramel sundae topping
  • 3 Tbsp
    milk
  • GARNISH:

  • 3/4 c
    unsalted peanuts, finely chopped
  • 18
    wooden popsicle sticks

How to Make Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine cake mix, cinnamon, applesauce and eggs in large bowl or mixer bowl.
  2. Beat 2 minutes vigorously by hand or at high speed of mixer.
  3. Fill paper-lined muffin tins half full.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-27 minutes or until cupcake springs back when lightly touched in center.
  5. Cool COMPLETELY before frosting.
  6. Combine topping ingredients in small bowl.
  7. With butter knife or spreader, frost each cupcake with equal amounts of topping.
  8. Sprinkle with peanuts.
  9. Place popsicle stick in center of each cupcake and push through.

Printable Recipe Card

About Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids



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